Professional Athletes—Individual Sports

In contrast with amateur athletes who play or compete in amateur circles for titles or trophies only, professional athletes participate in individual sports such as tennis, figure skating, golf, running, or boxing, competing against others to win prizes and money.

Quick Facts
Alternate Title(s) None
Salary Range Below $25,000 to $75,000
Work Environment Indoors/Outdoors
Education and Training
  • High School Diploma
Related School Subjects
  • Business
  • Health
  • Physical Education
  • Coaching/Physical Training
  • Interpersonal
Personality Traits
  • Athletic
  • Conventional
  • Hands On
Licensure/Certification None

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